The table below looks at the statistics for Elasticsearch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Elasticsearch over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Elasticsearch
Rank 523 511 583
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +72
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 90 66 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 0.70% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 46 5
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10653 9424 9607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.25% 17.97% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6678 5709 5423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 378 465
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.95 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

Elasticsearch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Elasticsearch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 83 £500 +17.64% 44
London +27 80 £500 +17.64% 38
City of London +18 15 £450 +2.85% 10
Wales -17 5 £363 +52.63% 4
Cardiff -3 4 £363 +52.63% 1
South Wales -8 4 £363 +52.63% 3
South East -18 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -10 1 - -
South West - 1 £388 - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £388 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch.

1 106 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (48.09%) TDD
3 73 (39.89%) Java
4 71 (38.80%) JavaScript
5 70 (38.25%) HTML
6 68 (37.16%) NoSQL
7 63 (34.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 62 (33.88%) CSS
9 61 (33.33%) Linux
9 61 (33.33%) MongoDB
10 60 (32.79%) Puppet
10 60 (32.79%) Open Source
11 59 (32.24%) Hadoop
12 58 (31.69%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (30.05%) AngularJS
14 54 (29.51%) DevOps
15 53 (28.96%) Jenkins
16 52 (28.42%) Big Data
17 51 (27.87%) HTML5
18 50 (27.32%) BDD
19 49 (26.78%) Node.js
20 45 (24.59%) Scrum
21 44 (24.04%) Apache
22 43 (23.50%) Opscode Chef
23 42 (22.95%) MySQL
24 40 (21.86%) Redis
25 38 (20.77%) Web Services
25 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
26 34 (18.58%) PHP
27 33 (18.03%) OO

Elasticsearch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (26.78%) Node.js
2 44 (24.04%) Apache
3 32 (17.49%) Apache Solr
4 15 (8.20%) Apache Spark
5 13 (7.10%) nginx
6 10 (5.46%) JBoss
6 10 (5.46%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.46%) Apache Pig
7 9 (4.92%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (3.28%) Confluence
9 5 (2.73%) CMS
10 4 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.09%) IIS
11 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.55%) Escenic
12 1 (0.55%) GemFire
12 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.28%) IaaS
4 5 (2.73%) GitHub
4 5 (2.73%) SaaS
5 4 (2.19%) Heroku
6 3 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.09%) Joyent
8 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.64%) DNS
3 2 (1.09%) SAN
3 2 (1.09%) VPN
3 2 (1.09%) LDAP
3 2 (1.09%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) Firewall
3 2 (1.09%) VLAN
3 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.09%) NAS
4 1 (0.55%) AMQP
4 1 (0.55%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (37.16%) NoSQL
2 63 (34.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 61 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 59 (32.24%) Hadoop
5 52 (28.42%) Big Data
6 42 (22.95%) MySQL
7 40 (21.86%) Redis
8 24 (13.11%) CouchDB
9 20 (10.93%) Riak
10 12 (6.56%) SQL Server
11 11 (6.01%) Apache Hive
12 6 (3.28%) Pentaho
12 6 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.28%) MarkLogic
12 6 (3.28%) Couchbase
12 6 (3.28%) Impala
13 5 (2.73%) Voldemort
13 5 (2.73%) Neo4j
13 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.73%) HBase
Development Applications
1 53 (28.96%) Jenkins
2 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.84%) JIRA
4 17 (9.29%) Hudson
5 11 (6.01%) Maven
6 10 (5.46%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.37%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.83%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.28%) Grunt
9 6 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (3.28%) Selenium
10 5 (2.73%) Mocha
11 4 (2.19%) PhantomJS
11 4 (2.19%) NUnit
12 3 (1.64%) Subversion
12 3 (1.64%) JUnit
12 3 (1.64%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.64%) Behat
13 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (9.29%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Back Office
3 6 (3.28%) Banking
3 6 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 122 (66.67%) Developer
2 30 (16.39%) Architect
3 29 (15.85%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.66%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (12.02%) Programmer
6 19 (10.38%) Web Developer
7 17 (9.29%) DevOps Architect
8 14 (7.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.10%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.56%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Web Programmer
12 7 (3.83%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Lead Architect
13 6 (3.28%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.73%) Senior PHP Developer
14 5 (2.73%) Lead Developer
14 5 (2.73%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.73%) UI Developer
14 5 (2.73%) UI Programmer
14 5 (2.73%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.25%) HTML
2 62 (33.88%) CSS
3 55 (30.05%) AngularJS
4 51 (27.87%) HTML5
5 38 (20.77%) Web Services
6 32 (17.49%) CSS3
7 31 (16.94%) XML
8 29 (15.85%) Lucene
8 29 (15.85%) jQuery
9 27 (14.75%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (13.66%) KnockoutJS
11 24 (13.11%) JSON
12 23 (12.57%) Ember.js
12 23 (12.57%) Apache Camel
13 20 (10.93%) Spring
13 20 (10.93%) LAMP
14 18 (9.84%) .NET
15 16 (8.74%) REST
15 16 (8.74%) RESTful
16 15 (8.20%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (32.79%) Open Source
2 18 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.84%) Wiki
3 12 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.92%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.37%) User Experience
6 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.83%) Data Integration
6 7 (3.83%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.28%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.73%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.19%) Social Network
9 4 (2.19%) iPad
10 3 (1.64%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.64%) Clustering
11 2 (1.09%) Derivative
11 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.33%) Linux
2 24 (13.11%) CentOS
3 18 (9.84%) Debian
4 9 (4.92%) UNIX
5 6 (3.28%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.73%) Windows
6 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) SmartOS
7 2 (1.09%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (48.09%) TDD
3 58 (31.69%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (29.51%) DevOps
5 50 (27.32%) BDD
6 45 (24.59%) Scrum
7 33 (18.03%) OO
8 30 (16.39%) Web Development
9 28 (15.30%) Analytics
10 24 (13.11%) MVC
11 21 (11.48%) Automated Testing
12 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.84%) Web Application Development
13 18 (9.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 16 (8.74%) SOA
15 14 (7.65%) Configuration Management
16 13 (7.10%) Release Management
17 12 (6.56%) Kanban
18 10 (5.46%) Functional Programming
19 9 (4.92%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.89%) Java
2 71 (38.80%) JavaScript
3 34 (18.58%) PHP
4 30 (16.39%) Python
5 26 (14.21%) Ruby
6 24 (13.11%) Perl
7 23 (12.57%) SQL
8 19 (10.38%) C#
8 19 (10.38%) Bash Shell
9 16 (8.74%) Scala
10 6 (3.28%) Golang
10 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.73%) Clojure
12 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.09%) C
13 2 (1.09%) C++
13 2 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (9.84%) Degree
2 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Docker
2 4 (2.19%) Varnish
3 2 (1.09%) NFS
3 2 (1.09%) HDFS
3 2 (1.09%) LXC
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) vCloud
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 60 (32.79%) Puppet
2 43 (23.50%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.57%) Salt
4 22 (12.02%) Ansible
4 22 (12.02%) ZABBIX
5 18 (9.84%) Nagios
6 17 (9.29%) Cacti
6 17 (9.29%) Vagrant
7 11 (6.01%) logstash
8 9 (4.92%) Kibana
9 4 (2.19%) StatsD
10 2 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.55%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.55%) YUM
11 1 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (14.75%) Red Hat
2 19 (10.38%) Rackspace
3 9 (4.92%) Oracle
4 7 (3.83%) Google
5 6 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.28%) Sybase
5 6 (3.28%) Talend
6 5 (2.73%) Endeca
6 5 (2.73%) Zend
7 4 (2.19%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.19%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.64%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.09%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.09%) VMware
10 1 (0.55%) Elastic Path
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